HMRC Targeting Wealthy Brits
It appears HMRC is further targeting wealthy Brits, as if that would fill the holes in the official budget, or pay off the offical mega-debt, or make their snooping ok. The “affluent unit is to double in size”, according to HMRC, but it will not help to solve the problem.
What it will do, on the other hand, is to make people think that they actually are trying to solve the problem, and implying that the few wealthy Brits still remaining are the reasons for the offical decay.
HM Revenue and Customs will recruit 100 new inspectors to its affluent compliance team to scrutinise wealthy individuals and prevent them from avoiding paying taxes. The team covers the UK’s 300,000 affluent individuals, those…